Downgrades, politics could trip up recent economic gains

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Cape Town - The recent uptick in the South African domestic economic activity is reflected in the latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index (BETI).

March was the third consecutive month of real gains after taking inflation into account.

Mike Schüssler, chief economist at Economists dotcoza, pointed out, however, that it’s still unclear how recent political and economic developments in SA may change this. 

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